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Titan 24B – Lockheed Martin

Family: Titan
Length: 45 meters
Diameter: 3.05 meters
Launch Mass: 170
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3000

The Titan 24B was manufactured by Lockheed Martin with the first launch on 1971-08-12. Titan 24B has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches. Titan IIIB was the collective name for a number of derivatives of the Titan II ICBM and Titan III launch vehicle, modified by the addition of an Agena upper stage. It consisted of four separate rockets. The Titan 23B was a basic Titan II with an Agena upper stage, and the Titan 24B was the same concept, but using the slightly enlarged Titan IIIM rocket as the base. The Titan 33B was a Titan 23B with the Agena (which had a smaller diameter than the Titan) enclosed in an enlarged fairing, in order to allow larger payloads to be launched. The final member of the Titan IIIB family was the Titan 34B which was a Titan 24B with the larger fairing used on the Titan 33B.

Manufacturer

Lockheed Martin’s Space Division started in the production of missiles and later ICBM’s in the 1950s. Their TITAN missile system was used for 12 Gemini spacecraft and the Voyager probes. They have worked largely in collaboration with NASA on many of their probes, landers, and spacecraft, and hope to play a key role in NASA’s return to the moon in 2024. Lockheed Martin is a Commercial USA entity that was founded in 1953 and is administered by .

Lockheed Martin has 7 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 8 launches.

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